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LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – Lexington Police have named a suspect in the shooting death of a 32-year-old man on Breckenridge Street.

And now, Kenneth Wadkins is the Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week.

Lexington Police said Wadkins shot Wesley Brown III in January. Brown died of his injuries days later.

According to court records, Wadkins was charged in the 2010 murder of Rocardo “Tezzy” Cole outside of Camelot West. He later pled guilty to a lesser charge of facilitation to manslaughter and was sentenced to five years.

Lexington Police say the 40-year-old is armed and dangerous.


If you know where Wadkins is or have any information that could help police find him, call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 859-253-2020 or visit

Your information is completely anonymous, and your tip could earn you up to a $1,000 cash reward.